4 Days: Sorrento, Pompei and Vesuvius, Capri, Anacapri
- Island of Capri
THE TOUR INCLUDES:
- 4 Days/3 nights in one luxury hotel of the 'Small leading hotels of the world' chain (or similar)
- Breakfast everyday in the hotel
- 3 complete dinners in the hotel (beverages not included)
- 1 lunch in a restaurant selected by us in Pompei (complete menu - beverages not included)
- 1 lunch in a restaurant selected by us in Capri (complete menu - beverages not included)
- Private luxury car equipped with A/C for the entire duration of the daily tours as programmed
- Professional English speaking guide for the entire duration of the tours in Pompei, Capri and Anacapri
- Alpine guide for the visit to the Vesuvius crater
THE TOUR DOES NOT INCLUDE:
- Meals not mentioned in the program
- Arrival and Departure Transfers
- Municipality city tax at hotel - 2 Euro per person , per night in the period April/October- to be paid upon arrival
- All that is not expressly listed in "THE TOUR INCLUDES"
With this tour you will experience various aspects of the richness that Campania can offer : historical, natural and culinary
Arrival at the Hotel Excelsior Vittoria in Sorrento. Perched atop the cliffs, commanding a spectacular view of the Bay of Naples and Mount Vesuvius, you can spend the afternoon relaxing in the lush private Mediterranean gardens that surround the property, dive into the splendid pool, or indulge yourself at the luxurious spa. Built over 100 years ago, this spectacular hotel evokes an atmosphere of a gracious private home and is said to have been built where Roman Emperor Augustus's villa once stood. That evening you will dine at the hotel's elegant restaurant where you will enjoy a variety of local delicacies and wines from the region.
After breakfast, your personal driver will be waiting to take you to the historic ancient city of Pompei, a town that was buried in 79AD beneath the ashes of one of the biggest volcanic eruptions of all time. Met by your private guide at the entrance to the preserved city you will have the opportunity to explore the ruins of the ancient Roman Empire before breaking for lunch at a special restaurant located in an area rich in history. Here you will have the chance to enjoy dishes lovingly prepared with local ingredients. Later you will travel to the famous Mount Vesuvius, which dominates the gulf of Naples and has always been closely bound to Neapolitan daily life and the surrounding area. Having journeyed to the top of the volcano you will have the opportunity to visit the crater of this monstrous beast; a truly unique and fascinating experience that transports you closer to the natural elements of the earth. Later that afternoon your driver will return you to your hotel in Sorrento, where a sumptuous meal and relaxing evening await.
Today provides you with the perfect opportunity to enjoy the splendid sea surrounding the strip of land that is the Sorrentina Penisola, and discover the secrets of the Island of Capri. Following breakfast your personal tour guide will meet you in the hotel and together you will travel by private car to the port where you will depart for Capri. The boat journey takes approximately 30 minutes and affords excellent views of the beautiful Sorrento coast. On arrival you will be met by your driver and taken to the center of the island to soak up the rich mix of history, nature and culture. You will visit the "Giardini di Augusto" where you will be able to admire the "Faraglioni" (stacks), famous throughout the world and symbol of the island. Then you will reach the famous "Piazzetta", the undisputed symbol of the elegant and prestigious Capri. Lunch will be enjoyed in a famous historical restaurant founded in 1931, where a variety of dishes prepared with local and regional ingredients are sure to delight all palates. After lunch, you will travel north to Anacapri, where you will discover the more authentic side of this island while walking the peaceful and colorful streets. There will be a visit to the Villa San Michele, built by the famous Swedish writer Dr. Axel Munthe upon the remains of an antique chapel dedicated to San Michele. Later you will be accompanied back to the port where you will depart for Sorrento before enjoying a relaxing dinner in the hotel.
Begin the day with a leisurely breakfast before checking out late morning. From here, Dragonfly Tours can accommodate your specific ongoing travel needs including transfers to a nearby airport, rail station or your next destination.
If you have time we can arrange other "Italy MiniTours"in Veneto,Tuscany,Umbria,Latium or Campania & Amalfi Coast